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Alumni Events - 2015

10th Annual Research Conference
co-sponsored by the Alumni Association
"Prosthetics and Orthotics, Past Present and Emerging Future"
April 13, 2015 - 12 to 4:30 pm
Patricia Clare Sullivan Center Room 102 on the Mercy College Campus
The conference is open to the public. Please register online

"Around the World in 80 Days"
Mercy College Alumni at the Des Moines Playhouse

April 16 2015
$25 per person, reservation deadline by March 26, 2015
6:30 pm - Private reception catered by The Cheese Shop (cash bar)
7:30 pm - Performance begins
Des Moines Playhouse, 831 42nd St, Des Moines

Honoring Barbara Bybee, Distinguished Alumni for 2015
April 24, 2015
during the 2015 Mercy College Commencement Exercises with the Catherine McAuley Award for Professional Excellence
Commencement is free and open to the public.
2:30 pm - Hy Vee Hall
4:00 pm - Graduate and Distinguished Alumni Reception in the Sullivan Center Lobby on the Mercy College Campus

Alumni Spring Outing
A Tour of the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates & Lunch at HOQ
May 19, 2015
$16 per person, reservation deadline May 11, 2015
9:30 am - Park for free in Capitol Complex Public Lot 5 at the State Capitol, Ride the D Line City Bus for free to the World Food Prize
10:00 am - Guided Public Tour of the Restored Building
11:30 am - Ride the D Line City Bus for free to HOQ Restaurant for lunch, 303 East 5th in the East Village

Summer Alumni Luncheon (formerly the Golden Years Luncheon - now open to all alumni as a fun time out)
June 12, 2015
$16 per person, reservation deadline by June 1, 2015
Noon - Trostal's Greenbriar, 5810 Merle Hay Rd., Johnston, IA

20th Anniversary Celebration - Celebrating Our Success!
July 14, 2015
Join us as we invite downtown Des Moines to campus to share in the festivities of the 20th Anniversary of the founding of Mercy College of Health Sciences with local food vendors (faces from the Saturday farmers market) and live music outdoors in the College courtyard.
$5 discount lunch tickets will be given to all alumni who register by July 10.
Free downtown parking in the 701 Crocker Parking Lot
11 am - 1:30 pm - Mercy College Courtyard

Fall Alumni Luncheon (Open to all alumni - the first of 4 annual luncheons)
September 11, 2015
$16 per person, reservation deadline by September 1, 2015
Noon - Maxie's Restaurant, 1311 Grand Ave, West Des Moines

50th Class Alumni Reunion Weekend (Tentative)
September TBD
$15 per person
10 am - Gathering at the College
6 pm - Chuck's Restaurant

50th Class Alumni Reunion Weekend Mass & Brunch (Tentative)
September TBD
$4 per person for brunch
9:30 am - Mass in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel on the campus of Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
10:30 am - Brunch in the East Tower Conference Center

Fall Sommerset Winery Tour and Tasting
October 13, 2015
$20 per person, reservation deadline is October 1, 2015
Sommerset Winery, 15101 Fairfax St, Indianola
3 pm - Tour and Tasting

A Family Movie Outing - "Second Hand Lions"
November 21, 2015
$ TBD
Join us for pizza and a family movie at Des Moines' newest theater: Flix Brewhouse
10:30 am - Located in Merle Hay Mall

Alumni Christmas Luncheon (The second of 4 annual luncheons)
December 2, 2015
$18 per person, reservation deadline is November 23, 2015
Noon - Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Dr, Des Moines

Alumni Events: 2016

Spring Alumni Luncheon (the third of 4 annual luncheons)
April 1, 2016
$16 per person, reservation deadline is March 21, 2016
Noon - Noah's Ark Restaurant, 2400 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines

Summer Alumni Luncheon (the forth of 4 annual luncheons)
June 10, 2016
$16 per person, reservation deadline is June 1, 2016
Noon - Machine Shed Restaurant, 11151 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Quick Info

Coming in 2015: Alumni travel to Ireland.

Mercy College Alumni presents
Spirit of the Emerald Isle
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